Medical Definition of Inferior oesophageal sphincter

1. A sphincter supposedly present at the oesophagogastric junction; this is in fact an extrinsic sphincter formed by the surrounding musculature of the oesophageal hiagus of the right crus of the diaphragm; causes a normally-occuring constriction at the oesophagogastric junction observable with a barium swallow. Synonym: sphincter constrictor cardiae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inferior Oesophageal Sphincter

inferior mesenteric artery
inferior mesenteric ganglion
inferior mesenteric lymph nodes
inferior mesenteric plexus
inferior mesenteric vein
inferior myocardial infarction
inferior nasal arteriole of retina
inferior nasal colliculus
inferior nasal concha
inferior nasal venule of retina
inferior nuchal line
inferior oblique
inferior oblique muscle of head
inferior occipital gyrus
inferior occipital triangle
inferior oesophageal sphincter (current term)
inferior olivary nucleus
inferior olive
inferior omental recess
inferior ophthalmic vein
inferior orbital fissure
inferior palpebral veins
inferior pancreatic artery
inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery
inferior parietal gyrus
inferior parietal lobule
inferior part
inferior part of duodenum
inferior part of lingular branch of left pulmonary vein
inferior part of vestibular ganglion

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